General Knowledge Quiz 1 Comment / Quiz / By leahsolutions Welcome to your General Knowledge Quiz 1. The common elements of "NIFE" layer of the earth include A. Silicon and Magnesium B. Nickel and Iron C. Silver and Tungsten D. Silicon and Aluminium 2. Durand Cup is associated with the game of A. Cricket B. Football C. Hockey D. Volleyball 3. Who was the Prime Minister of India when the 42nd Amendment Bill bringing in the changes in the Constitution was passed? A. Lal Bahadur Shastri B. Indira Gandhi C. V.P.Singh D. Rajiv Gandhi 4. ' Global 500 ' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields A. Elimination of illiteracy B. Protection of environment C. campaign against drugs D. Population Control 5. What is the world's most common religion? A. Hinduism B. Christianity C. Buddhism D. Muslim 6. For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded? A. Literature, Peace and Economics B. Physics and Chemistry C. Physiology or Medicine D. All of the above 7. The Indian, who holds the pride of beating the computers in mathematical wizard is: A. Shakuntala Devi B. Raja Ramanna C. Ramanujam D. Rina Panigrahi 8. Which country has recently joined Euro Zone as the 18th member? A. Latvia B. Lithuania C. Estonia D. None of the above 9. Which of the following countries is not a part of Melanesia region in the pacific ocean? A. Vanuatu B. Solomon Islands C. Fiji D. Kiribati 10. The currency notes are printed in A. New Delhi B. Nasik C. Nagpur D. Bombay 11. The state which has the largest number of sugar mills in India is A. Bihar B. Haryana C. Punjab D. Uttar Pradesh 12. Ball pen function on which one of the following principal? A. Boyle’s law B. Gravitational force C. Surface tension D. Viscosity 13. Which language is spoken in Karnataka? A. Kannada B. Hindi C. Tamil D. Malayalam 14. What is the second largest country (in size) in the world? US Canada Australia Dubai 15. Which country below is not one of the members of the UN security council (Jan 2003)? A. France B. England C. Germany D. Australia 16. Which one of the following was the first fort constructed by the British in India? A. Fort William B. Fort St. David C. Fort St. George D. Fort St. Angelo 17. Areas of which of the following current states did not come under control of Vijayanagar emperor Krishnadeva Raya? A. Odisha B. Kerala C. Tamil Nadu D. Maharashtra 18. Novak Djokovic is a famous player associated with the game of A. Hockey B. Football C. Athletics D. Lawn Tennis 19. The world smallest country is A. Canada B. Vatican City C. Maldives D. Russia 20. Who among the following were contemporaries of Kanishka? A. Kamban, Banabhatta, Asvagosha B. Nagarjuna, Asvagosha, Vasumitra C. Asvagosha, Kalidasa, Banabhatta D. Kalidasa, Kamban, Vasumitra 21. A B Devilliers who has hit the fastest ODI century in 31 balls is from A. South Africa B. Australia C. England D. Canada 22. Galileo was an astronomer who A. developed the telescope B. discovered four satellites of Jupiter C. discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement D. All the above. 23. Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's A. highest railway station B. longest railway station C. largest railway station D. None of the above 24. Entomology is the science that studies A. Behaviour of human beings B. Insects C. The origin and history of technical and scientific terms D. The formation of rocks 25. Which crop is sown on the largest area in India? A. Wheat B. Sugarcane C. Maize D. Rice Time is Up!